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Seniors hope to have one more go in ’21

Emily Van O’Linda, Vincenzo Buffalino and Jake Schneider, senior student athletes at Wantagh, Seaford and General Douglas MacArthur high schools, respectively, are faced with the possibility …

Fitness centers prepare for an atypical winter season

Local gyms have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, but despite the steadily rising number of Covid-19 cases, fitness center owners and managers have done their best to remain optimistic, …

South Shore residents report icy conditions after nor'easter

A powerful nor'easter whipped across Nassau County, dumping 3 to 6 inches of snow on the South Shore and 4 to 8 on the North Shore. The snow, at times, mixed with light rain, leaving a thin sheen of …

Town of Hempstead, South Shore prep for winter storm

Leading up to Wednesday's Winter Storm Gail, the Town of Hempstead’s winter response team — composed of workers from the Highway, Sanitation, Parks & Recreation, Water Departments, …

Teens keen to fulfill dreams

By J.D. FREDA jfreda@liherald.com Matthew Sheintul and Emily Fagan, seniors at Seaford High School, decided in mid-October that they wanted to help their community. They saw an opportunity to …

TOH, Northwell to provide tests for first responders in Seaford

Northwell Health and the Hempstead Town Board have partnered to offer free Covid-19 testing to first responders in Seaford and Oceanside. The tests are available for first responders who work and …

Canine companions provide essential services

Luke Tordy says his service dog, Dragon, reconnected him with his life. Brigid Vogt says her dog, Lennon IV, brought a similar transformation. Such matter-of-fact statements are commonplaces from …

Seaford Kindergarten Registration

Seaford Harbor Elementary School will be holding kindergarten registration for the 2021-22 school year on Jan. 13 and 14. Seaford Manor Elementary School will be holding kindergarten registration on …

Op-Ed

Why can’t we work together?

I was asked by a local proprietor why so many educators vote Democratic. I asked, “How do you know they do?” He blithely answered, “Well, I read it in the paper.” Our brief exchange was a friendly one, but it reminded me . . .

How soap destroys the coronavirus

Hand washing with soap and water remains one of the most effective defenses against the coronavirus — provided it is done correctly.

How to make a mask in four easy steps

Making a mask is simple, using a T-shirt and paper towel or coffee filter. Here's how, in four simple steps.

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .